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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Pioneer Apple festival on Oct. 5

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Columns

Kids are back in school. The leaves are changing and there is an ever so subtle cooling down of the temperature.

This can only mean one thing — It’s time for the Pioneer Applefest at Ontelaunee Park.

Celebrating 15 years of fun and history, the festival, sponsored by the Lynn Heidelberg Historical Society will be held, rain or shine, 10 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Ontelaunee Park.

There will be pioneer and Native American demonstrations, live music, hayrides, tractor and classic car displays.

If you prefer paws to wheels, check out the dog agility demonstrations.

In addition to apple activities, food and beverages will be available.

There is a small suggested donation per car.


The clothing closet at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, will be open 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 10, and 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

Take as much as needed. Proof of need is not required.


Lynnport Fire Company, New Tripoli, is having a kids toy bingo from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13.

To purchase tickets, visit or grab one or two through Eventbrite.


The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group is hosting a Writer’s Café at Wanamakers General Store.

The critique gathering meets on the first Sunday of every month. The next meeting is 1-3 p.m. Oct. 6.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Bring a work in progress or be prepared to give others feedback.